FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, May 17th, 2016

MEDIA CONF CALL, THURS., 4:30 PM ET / 1:30 PM PT : GOLF CHANNEL ANALYSTS / NCAA STANDOUTS PREVIEW NCAA WOMEN’S GOLF CHAMPIONSHIPS

***MEDIA CONFERENCE CALL ADVISORY***

Golf Channel Analysts / Former NCAA Standouts Preview the 2016 NCAA Division I Women’s Golf Championships

Thursday, May 19, 4:30 p.m. ET / 1:30 p.m. PT

Golf Channel to Air Live Coverage of the NCAA Women’s Golf Championships in Primetime Monday-Wednesday, May 23-25

Golf Channel / NCAA Media Conference Call

Golf Channel Analysts
Amanda Blumenherst (Duke)
Kay Cockerill (UCLA)
Paige Mackenzie (Washington)
Karen Stupples (Florida State)

Golf Channel College Insider Steve Burkowski

Thursday, 4:30 p.m. ET / 1:30 p.m. PT 

Media Dial-in Number:
800-230-1093

(Complete List of Teams and Individuals Participating Appear Below)

Golf Channel analysts and former NCAA standouts Amanda Blumenherst, Kay Cockerill, Paige Mackenzie and Karen Stupples will join Golf Channel college insider Steve Burkowski to preview the 2016 NCAA Women’s Golf Championships, taking place Friday, May 20 – Wednesday, May 25 at Eugene Country Club in Oregon. Golf Channel will air live coverage of the NCAA Women’s Golf Championships Monday, May 23 – Wednesday, May 25 in primetime.

Teams and individuals competing in the NCAA Women’s Golf Championships include:

Teams:
Alabama
Arizona
Arkansas
BYU
Duke
Florida
Florida State
Furman
Georgia
Miami
Michigan
North Carolina
Northwestern
Ohio State
Oklahoma State
Oregon
South Carolina
Stanford
Tennessee
Texas
UCLA
USC
Virginia
Washington

Individuals:
Sarah Burnham, Michigan State
Olivia Cason, Louisville
August Kim, Purdue
Jennifer Kupcho, Wake Forest
Marianne Li, California (Berkeley)
Laura Lonardi, Baylor
Bianca Pagdanganan, Gonzaga
Lauren Stephenson, Clemson
Andrea Wong, California (Davis)

Hosted by the University of Oregon at Eugene Country Club, the 2016 NCAA Women’s and Men’s Golf Championships will feature teams and student-athletes who advanced from NCAA Regional Qualifying. Golf Channel’s live tournament coverage of the women’s championships will begin on Monday, May 23 to crown the individual national champion, as well as to track the teams attempting to qualify for the eight-team match-play tournament. Golf Channel’s coverage also will include all three rounds of the team match-play tournament on Tuesday, May 24 and Wednesday, May 25. The same television coverage is planned for the men’s national championships the following week: Monday, May 30 – Wednesday, June 1.

-NBC Sports Group-